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Tree Limb Recycling

Tree Limb Recycling

Residents are encouraged to recycle their tree limbs to reduce landfill use and provide valuable mulch. Limb chipping and free mulch are available for Westminster residents. 

MARCH-NOV: Open on the second Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to noon. (CLOSED DEC-FEB)
The wait to drop off limbs is always longest at the beginning of the event. To avoid the line, residents are encouraged to arrive later in the morning.
PLEASE NOTE NEW HOURS: Tree limb recycling will be closed beginning Dec. 2024 and reopening March 2025. Emergency tree limb recycling events will be held during closure months in the event of tree-damaging storms. The change in hours of operation is in response to low attendance during winter months and to preserve site conditions during the wet season. The Christmas Tree Recycling program will be unaffected by these changes.


Westminster residents only
Please bring proof of Westminster residency, such as a driver's license, Colorado I.D. showing Westminster address, utility bill, rent receipt or mortgage statement. No contractors.

What can you bring

  • Tree limbs can be any length, but must be less than 20 inches in diameter. Loads must be covered or tied down.
  • Shrubs are allowed if the root ball has been removed. 
  • No construction materials, bags of leaves or grass clippings. Wood fencing or any other wood products are prohibited.
  • Other than free mulch, all materials, firewood, pavers, and supplies at the facility are for internal City use only and will not be given away.

Inclement weather
The limb recycling/mulch pickup could be closed due to inclement weather and excessive moisture. Check the event calendar for cancellation/rescheduling information.

Off-loading of tree limbs is self-serve.

When available, residents can pick up mulch on the second Saturday of the month while supplies last. Call 303-658-2192 for mulch availability. Mulch can be self-loaded into your containers, or staff can load mulch into the back of your pickup. The City is not liable for any vehicle damages while loading mulch.

10001 Alkire St. 
View a map of the location Please be aware that the hours listed on Google are not always accurate. Refer to the hours above for the most accurate information.

Tree Limb Recycling: contact Maggie LaGuardia, 303-658-2201 or mlaguard@westminsterco.gov.

Christmas Tree Recycling (Closed for the season)

Residents may recycle their Christmas trees at the lower parking lot of City Park Fitness Center (10475 Sheridan Blvd.). Please remove ornaments and plastic bags before disposal. 

Dates and Hours



City Park Fitness Center lower parking lot, 10475 Sheridan Blvd.